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PICTURE GALLERY : Peter Purfield Last Updated: 2 Apr 2018 - 8:45:17 PM

AN POST GOREY 3 DAY - Stage 1 Pictures 2
By Peter Purfield
23 Apr 2011,

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Continued from part 1 - more pictures by Peter Purfield



45km heading into Hacketstown

The leaders

The gap is almost 2 minutes now

57km The bunch at Tinahealy

62km the leaders are all working in the break

Race organiser Sam Darcy leading the bunch on his motorbike

66km The leaders start the KOH

67km Still together as they approach the top of the KOH

The front of the bunch on the KOH




The bunch is lined out heading for Carnew

80km The leaders at Cranford start KOH


Left turn and it's a 5km straight run to the finish

The leaders with 3km to go

100M to the finish and a woman walks across in front of the leaders

50M to go


The bunch finish


The Lord Mayor of Gorey with the Race leaders and Sam Darcy


Results Stage 1 Blessington to Gorey

1st Michael Barry Barnardos 2hrs 19m 44 sec
2nd Dave Wherity McNally Swords @ st
3rd Conor McIlwaine Team Skoda Ireland @ st
4th Shane Hurley Barnardos @st
5th Paul Dolan Usher IRC @ 3 secs
6th Dave Cassidy Stevens Cycleogical @ 5 secs
7th Tom Mazzone Isle of Man @ 1'03
8th Alan Burke Murphy Surveys @st

Points: Dave Wherity McNally Swords
Mountains: Paul Dolan Usher IRC


Tomorrows Stage starts at 9am and is a TT in Gorey.


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